South Carolina woman sentenced for Virginia bank robbery spree

South Carolina woman sentenced for Virginia bank robbery spree

Credit: Surveillance image/Chesapeake Police Dept.

Police say this woman robbed Chartway Federal Credit Union near Chesapeake Square Mall.

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WVEC.com

Posted on April 30, 2014 at 2:19 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 30 at 5:51 PM

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UPDATE 4/30:  Nicole Racquel Drakeford, 44, of Fountain Island, S.C., was sentenced Wednesday to 147 months for multiple bank robberies in Virginia.

Drakeford pleaded guilty on January 27, 2014.  According to the statement of facts that were filed with her plea agreement, Drakeford took responsibility for committing a series of bank robberies across Virginia, including a Chartway Federal Credit Union in Chesapeake where she stole $302.
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CHESAPEAKE - Chesapeake Police are looking for a woman who robbed a credit union Wednesday morning.

It happened around 10:30 a.m. at the Chartway Federal Credit Union on Portsmouth Blvd. near Chesapeake Square Mall.

A surveillance camera image shows the woman police say pulled a gun and demanded money. After getting cash, she walked out, police stated.

If you can help police identify her or know anything about the robbery, call Detective Ryder at (757)382-6251 or to call 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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